Two NASA astronauts embarked on a spacewalk Thursday to repair the International Space Station's aging robotic arm, the US space agency said.
Six decades after Sputnik, a refined version of the rocket that put the first artificial satellite in orbit remains the mainstay of Russia's space program—a stunning tribute to the country's technological prowess, but also ...
The space race between the USA and Russia started with a beep from the Sputnik satellite exactly 60 years ago (October 4, 1957) and ended with a handshake in space just 18 years later. The handshake was the start of many ...
On 18 September 2017, ESA astronaut Paolo Nespoli shot this beautiful time-lapse showing the moon rising above the Earth's horizon together with Mercury, Mars, the star Regulus, and Venus.
The dream of a human habitat in orbit about the moon came a step closer on September 27, when NASA and the Russian space agency (Roscosmos) signed up to a common vision for future human exploration. The project, a follow-up ...
Public invited to test new tool to study earth using photos taken by International Space Station astronauts
CosmoQuest's Image Detective, a NASA-funded citizen science project, invites the public to identify Earth features in photographs taken by astronauts from the International Space Station (ISS).
Russia and the United States agreed Wednesday to cooperate on a NASA-led project to build the first lunar space station, part of a long-term project to send humans to Mars.
An ancient art form has taken on new shape at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California.
This week will see the second ESA bedrest study investigating a mix of antioxidants and vitamins that could help astronauts to combat the side effects of living in space.
In 1961, an American astronaut reached space for the first time and soared through the heavens in a gumdrop-shaped capsule.